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Old 04-27-2022, 12:29 AM
Antoine_P Antoine_P is offline
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Originally Posted by Romantic Comedy Car Crash View Post
It looks like you've done this a few times!

With all the small spots you're uncovering have you considered stripping the whole body and sending it to media blast?
I did.. but I don't want to go that far and restore it completely, as I want to do on my ghia.. just a clean paint on a solid car to enjoy driving hard for the Porsche..

Thanks a lot Mike, really kind of you and happy that you enjoy the journey here!

So, we have the next update..






Yes it's back on its wheels and trust me, what a big step after all these frame repair!! Motivation got really high in a couple minutes!!

I directly started to put back some stuff like engine bay seals:


And the short stainless steel lines:


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Resurrecting a 60 ghia:
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Old 05-13-2022, 11:22 PM
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A lot more happened during the last weeks ops:

I worked on getting all the elements in primer:












And I finished the stainless steel fuel lines installation

Stay tuned,

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Resurrecting a 60 ghia:
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Fixing a 914:
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Old 05-18-2022, 02:35 AM
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We got some colors!!
I decided to make it a bit unconventional and paint a couple parts first to allow me to move forward with the build..
So here some fresh paint!!




And then I could build the fresh air box, the wiper system and the tank back:


And here:


And the engine is back in:


Now to connect everything, and try to start it again..and of course body paint/building of all parts.. it will move fast now, I want it on the road in june !

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Resurrecting a 60 ghia:
http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=18852

Fixing a 914:
https://allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=20624
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Old 05-18-2022, 11:01 AM
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Hi Antoine

WOW you are making great progress!

thanks for posting all the steps along the way.
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